1. Tucumán: Tafí del Valle Full Day Tour
Start the tour with an early morning pickup at your centrally located hotel in Tucumán. Board a comfortable bus or minivan (depending on the group size) and set off on your adventure into the stunning countryside surroundings. Follow the scenic mountain road that joins Tucumán to Tafí del Valle. Pass by numerous sights of interest and geographical features including the San Jose del Monte Ruins (Lules Culture), De Los Sosa Gorge, 'el Indio', Menhires Park, La Angostura Lake, and el Mollar. Take advantage of the numerous incredible photo opportunities during the ride. Arrive in Tafí del Valle - a mountain village about 100 km from Tucumán. Enjoy time to explore as you soak up the special atmosphere this small town has to offer. Admire the scenery of the town housed in a whirl of mountains and flanked by crystalline rivers from the melting snow. Find out about how the town's name derives from the indigenous word 'taktillkta' which means 'splendid entrance'. Discover how peasants and sheep farmers have taken refuge in the mountains and devoted themselves to craftsmanship using techniques learned from their ancestors. Sample excellent farmhouse cheeses seasoned with red peppers and shop for local handicrafts. Also, see the oldest part of the town which retains its 18th-century Jesuitical architecture. After lots of free time to discover the local restaurants and taste typical food, start your return to Tucumán where your tour ends.